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VINYL SALES OVERTAKE DIGITAL DOWNLOADS

According to data from the Entertainment Retailers Association (ERA)...

Vinyl album sales have reportedly overtaken digital downloads according to data from the Entertainment Retailers Association (ERA).

The stats show that in week 48 of 2016 £2.4 million was spent on records against £2.1 million on digital downloads.

Christmas looks to see a further increase in vinyl sales, with a number of releases including 'Vol. 1' of the stunning Stranger Things soundtrack and Chemical Brothers' entire catalog of eight studio albums landing in time for the festive period.

Earlier this month Dennis Hopper’s record collection went up for sale, with the famous Hollywood actor’s ultra-rare collection priced at a cool £129,600.

(Via: Vinyl Factory)

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